Have You Booked Tickets for the 2016 Musicals at the Muny?

If you want incredible entertainment on your next trip to St. Louis, be sure to check out the 2016 musicals at the Muny. Not only will you find some of the best musicals in St. Louis, but there’s also a variety of festivals and tours to enjoy.

Check Out the Musical Theatre in St. Louis

BroadwayGet to learn the ins and outs of the musical theatre in St. Louis with a backstage tour. Go behind the scenes just before a performance and see where and how the sets are built and designed and also learn the history of the theatre.

Don’t miss the Pre-Show Festival, either, where the PNC Arts Alive welcomes audiences with no less than 53 nights of free entertainment in several locations. The festival features a range of community-based organizations, the Muny Kids and Teens and professionals from various arts non-profits.

The 2016 Lineup

This year the Muny in St. Louis will be putting on a lineup of all-time favorites, including:

  • June 13 – 22: The Wizard of Oz
  • June 24 – 30: 42nd Street
  • July 5 – 11: The Music Man
  • July 13 – 19: Young Frankenstein
  • July 21 – 28: Mamma Mia
  • July 30 – August 5: Fiddler on the Roof
  • August 8 – 14: Aida

Need Somewhere to Stay While You’re in Town?

If you are coming to town, especially for a show, book your stay with us at the Chase Park Plaza. Before heading off to a show, indulge in a treatment at our spa or enjoy the day lounging around the pool. Have a delicious meal in one of our classic restaurants and after the show head back and relax in a spacious and well-appointed guest room with all the amenities you could need.

We look forward to seeing you this theatre season!


Celebrate Mother’s Day in St. Louis

What could be better than a delicious brunch and pampering treatments for the woman who loves you unconditionally? That’s exactly what’s on offer this Mother’s Day in St. Louis.

Mother’s Day Brunch in St. Louis

Mother's DayStart the special day with a delicious Mother’s Day brunch in St. Louis. Our Starlight Roof restaurant will be offering an array of delectable dishes between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Choose from the fresh seafood display, charcuterie, salads, carvery pasta station, artisan cheeses, fresh fruits and of course the more traditional breakfast fares. There will also be an array of pastries and desserts. The cost of brunch is $65 per person, and reservations are necessary.

Before or after brunch, book Mom into one of the spas in St. Louis for well-deserved pampering. In fact, you don’t have to go far – our on-site Aveda Salon & Spa offers professionally trained staff who will transform, relax and revitalize Mom with treatments from skin and nails to hair and body. Whether she spends the rest of the day in the salon or books for just an hour – either way, Mom will leave feeling brand new. Our experts are even happy to customize your spa package for the ultimate in Mom-time.

Coming to Town? Book Accommodations

If you are going to be in St. Louis for Mother’s Day, book your stay with us at the Chase Park Plaza. You can grab Mom a gorgeous bouquet of flowers from our on-site flower shop before heading off for brunch and spa treatments. It’s all so convenient. After a special day, Mom can retreat to a comfortable guest room complete with premium toiletries, pillow-top beds, and luxurious terry robes. What could be better?

We look forward to celebrating Mother’s Day with you this year.


Don’t Forsake Your Fitness Regime While Traveling! Visit the Santé Fitness & Wellness Center

There are few things worse than falling off the workout regime wagon when you’re traveling. All that hard work you put in doesn’t have to go to waste when you travel. When you book your stay with us, you can take full advantage of the Santé Fitness & Wellness Center.

One of the Top Fitness Centers in St. Louis

Santé“Santé!” You may have heard the term before. It’s the term the French clink their wine classes to and it simply means, “to your health.” And that’s what our center is all about. We are one of the top fitness centers in St. Louis who provides a warm, welcoming place to achieve a healthy balance. We aim to be so much more than just a gym, though – we want to be an experience you won’t forget.

Our 18,000 square-foot facility is situated in our hotel’s lower lobby. Guests at the hotel are welcome to use the gym free of charge, and we also offer memberships to local residents.

From our top-class selection of fitness and strength equipment to our tranquil Mind and Body Studio, we aim to offer an all-around health and wellness experience. We offer a variety of services and fitness classes in St. Louis. From group fitness classes such as cycling, Pilates, and stretch, to personal training, resistance stretch and more, we’re sure you will find the activity to suit your workout needs. Our class schedule includes around 40 classes per week, as well as lunch hour sessions for guests who need a quick pick-me-up when they’re on a demanding schedule.

Take advantage of our world-class locker rooms where you can cool down and freshen up after your training sessions. Our locker rooms provide Aveda Salon and Spa products, the fluffiest of towels and even a complimentary robe.

Our fitness center is open from:

  • Monday – Thursday: 5:30am – 10pm
  • Friday: 5:30am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 7am – 7pm
  • Sunday: 8am – 6pm

Book your stay at Chase Park Plaza and indulge your workout senses!


Start Planning Weddings at The Chase Park Plaza

If you’ve always wanted a fairy tale wedding, there is no doubt that part of that dream is the venue. Weddings at The Chase Park Plaza are a promise of unforgettable ceremonies and magical receptions. As a bride at the Chase, you can plan the wedding of your dreams complete with world-class amenities, expert specialists and awe-inspiring architecture all in a grand location.

Sensational Offerings for Weddings in St. Louis

Wedding

Whether you are planning intimate weddings in St. Louis, or a majestic affair, we are the perfect venue for your special day. Our venue offerings include:

  • Starlight Roof – incredible views of Forest Park await you from the eleventh floor of our hotel. The room offers two terraces that will make for breathtaking photos. The space also consists of the Starlight Ballroom and Zodiac Room, which can be booked together or separately.
  • Khorassan Ballroom – by far the most historic of wedding venues in St. Louis, this space has hosted dignitaries and presidents from around the world. The room offers excellent lighting and acoustics and is highly flexible to suit your wedding expectations.
  • Empire Room – ideal for smaller receptions, the room provides a more intimate ambience.
  • Lindell Ballroom – one of our newer ballrooms, has a private escalator, the perfect cocktail hour setting and can seat up to 450 guests with a dance floor.

Of course, food can make or break a wedding reception. We proudly boast four award-winning on-site restaurants and wedding couples can meet with chefs to design custom menus for their wedding day. We also offer an in-house pastry department, so you can plan your memorable and delicious wedding cake and desserts right on-site.

We know how stressful planning a wedding can be, that’s why our team of wedding specialists will ensure no detail is overlooked so all you have to do is enjoy your special day at The Chase Park Plaza.


The St. Louis Earth Day Festival Is Coming

Earth DayIf you’ve never experienced the St. Louis Earth Day Festival, don’t miss out on this year’s extravaganza on April 24, 2016, at Muny Grounds, Forest Park from 10 AM. This community tradition endeavors to showcase green initiatives in St. Louis. It’s also the perfect opportunity to catch great local performance art, musical acts and even participate in a range of hands-on educational activities. What’s more, attendees can look forward to trying diverse dishes featuring local, organic, vegan and vegetarian options. This year’s festival is also set to include special features such as a rock climbing wall, yoga classes for all ages and even a pet adoption area. Earth Day Eve will kick off the festival in the form of a fundraiser to support the St. Louis Earth Day organization. This is a family-friendly event that will be held on the festival grounds, on Theatre Drive in the Earth Day Café, on April 23 from 4 pm to 7 pm. Delicious food and great music will be on offer.

Showcasing Recycling Programs in St. Louis

The Recycling Extravaganza will be held on April 3 at the St. Louis Community College, Forest Park Campus. This event is aimed at collecting those items that are hard to recycle and will be celebrating its sixth year. The recycling programs in St. Louis will kick off Earth Month for the festival, and you can find a full list of acceptable items, such as CFL light bulbs, small appliances, shoes and more, can be found on the website.

The Earth Day Challenge is a great way for participants to get involved. Participants only need to fill one of three tasks to meet the challenge: bring along a bottle to re-fill with water; bring a bag and use low impact transport to the festival. Those who accomplish two of the three challenges will receive an eco-friendly prize.

All of us here at the Chase Park Plaza hopes you enjoy the festival!


Book Your Tickets for World Concert Tours at Scottrade Center


Whether you’re heading over specifically for concerts in St. Louis or happen to be in town at the time of your favorite star, be sure to book tickets for world concert tours at Scottrade Center. The Center attracts millions of visitors each year from across the nation and has a full schedule of incredible entertainment. For an up close and personal look, you could always book a tour and go behind the scenes to check out the premier entertainment and sports facilities.

2016 Concerts at The Scottrade Center to Look Forward To

This year there are some incredible concerts at the Scottrade Center worth diarizing, including:

  • Barry Manilow – March 31 Concert
  • Mumford & Sons – April 16
  • Justin Bieber – April 19
  • Selena Gomez – June 26
  • Twenty one Pilots – August 2
  • Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas – August 5
  • Maroon 5 – October 3

Don’t Forget to Book Accommodation

If you’re headed to town for a concert at the Center, book a stay with us at the Chase Park Plaza. Our guests can look forward to a range of amenities from fine dining and optimum relaxing, to exercise and business facilities and more. No matter what you’re looking for, we will meet your needs to ensure you have a memorable stay with us. Before heading off to a concert, soak up the ambiance of our piazza while you enjoy the heated outdoor pool and a cozy fireplace. If you have some time, let our concierge arrange a tee off time for you at the stunning Forest Park golf course. Once the concert’s over, head back to your luxury accommodation complete with all the personal touches and premium toiletries needed for a convenient stay. All our guest rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access so you can start Tweeting about your amazing night out in St. Louis.


Be Sure to Book the Gateway Arch Sightseeing Cruises

Standing an incredible 630-feet high, the Gateway Arch is the tallest man-made monument in the United States. If you’re planning a trip to St. Louis, there’s plenty to do around the monument, a particular favorite being the Gateway Arch sightseeing cruises.

Sightseeing Cruises in St. Louis Offer Something for Everyone

Taking relaxing sightseeing cruises in St. Louis are a great way to see the skyline and get a close-up of the Arch from paddle-wheel riverboats. An array of riverboat cruises in St. Louis are available so guests can hear the waters churn and admire the views while enjoying different aspects of different cruises as you ride along the Mississippi River. Cruises run from March to November, come rain or shine, but schedules may alter slightly due to river or weather conditions. Some of the most popular cruises includes:

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  • Skyline Dinner Cruise – ideal for a memorable night out or special occasion, guests can take in the St. Louis skyline as it lights up during the cruise. Listen to inspirational jazz music as you sail along the Mississippi River and enjoy a savory buffet.
  • One-hour sightseeing cruise – this delightful one-hour cruise will take you back in time when steamboats used to rule the Mississippi River. The cruise is narrated either by the National Park Service Ranger or captain and highlights the history of the area and the role the mighty river plays today.
  • 3 FM cruise – if you love a night out dancing and indulging, take to the Mississippi waters with this incredible party that features the local radio station hosting a memorable party onboard the historic nineteenth-century paddle-wheel riverboat.

Don’t Forget to Book Your Stay with Us

If you’re visiting St. Louis, be sure to book a stay at the Chase Park Plaza, we’re located just 4 miles from the Arch and close to a range of top attractions.


You’re Invited to Spend Easter at Chase Park Plaza

Whether you’re coming to St. Louis for Easter or looking for somewhere to enjoy a delicious brunch, look no further. Easter at Chase Park Plaza promises to be a delicious morning with our Easter brunch in St. Louis.

Join Us for a Delectable Easter Brunch in St. Louis

Our Starlight Easter Brunch promises to be a meal to remember. You don’t need to a hotel guest to indulge in the lavish meal.   Feast on our grand seafood display, luxurious breakfast goodies, fresh charcuterie and salads, artisan cheeses, pastries, desserts and more.

There're Loads to Do at Easter Time, Too

The Chase Park PlazaIf you’re visiting for Easter in St. Louis, be sure to check out the Easter Egg Roll at The Magic House on March 28 from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm. Visitors will delight in rolling on the front lawn for this annual event. The museum has replicated the White House’s grand tradition and welcomes children to roll up their sleeves and get involved in the egg and spoon races. Families will also be able to meet the Easter Bunny.

Be Sure to Book Your Easter Stay with Us

If you’re coming to town for Easter, stay with us at the Chase Park Plaza. We offer guests a range of luxurious and convenient amenities from exercise and relaxing to fine dining. Our piazza mimics classic Mediterranean styles where you can sit back and relax around the fireplace and fountains. If you have time for a game of golf, our concierge will help you book a game on the 18-hole Forest Park course just a few blocks away.

Whatever your preferences are for a comfortable stay, we’re sure to meet your requirements.


Be a Part of The GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend Event

Scheduled for April 9 and 10, 2016, The GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend event offers you the perfect opportunity to attend a number of races tailored for various fitness levels and age groups.

Attend the Half Marathon in St. Louis to Boost Your Well-being 

The Chase Park PlazaKnown as the largest and most popular fitness event, The Go! features a half marathon, a marathon, a 5k in St. Louis, a marathon relay, a mature mile and kids’ fun runs. All in all, this exciting upcoming event attracts no less than 25,000 attendees on an annual basis, and inspires participants to stay active, compete against each other for significant cash prizes, and embrace bigger fitness and wellness-related goals. The 2016 edition takes pride in a new, improved course design and encourages people to attend the Bridge Challenge 3.5, the popular “race within a race” featuring a chocolate bar and the opportunity to win medals available for each age group. All weekend event race participants will be awarded medals. To participate in the events, attendees should be 18 or older (for the marathon), or 14 or older (for the relay marathon and half marathon in St. Louis).

Establish a New Record and Admire the Best Views of St. Louis

The historic Downtown is the starting point and end point of the marathon course. As a racer, you will be heading west, looping around downtown. You will traverse the two iconic St. Louis bridges- Martin Luther King Bridge and Eads Bridge, and compete with other contestants along the majestic St. Louis Riverfront.

The GO Marathons racers will get the chance to contemplate breathtaking views of Forest Park, Union Station, and the Soulard Neighborhood, among other notable points of interest.  Those interested in attending this prestigious event will most certainly be impressed by the luxurious accommodation options ensured by The Chase Park Plaza, stretching alongside the beautiful Forest Park. Our luxurious art-deco style gem features comfortable, spacious rooms, plus four exquisite restaurants, a fitness center, a spa, a seasonal outdoor pool and any other amenity that you may need in your life before or after attending the popular St. Louis marathon.


The Campus Visitor Package at The Chase

Check out our Campus Visitor Package.

The Chase Park PlazaWhether you’re coming to St. Louis to take a look at prospective campuses or to visit a student, our hotel discounts in St. Louis will ensure you enjoy a comfortable and convenient stay without breaking the bank. We are well located close to St. Louis University and Washington University. We know that looking for the right college can be a daunting task, so our campus visitor package will make sure that we take care of all the little details so you can relax in style and focus on the most important part of your trip.

Special Hotel Packages in St. Louis for Prospective Students and Family

Choosing the right place to go to college can be pretty scary, but scheduling a visit coupled with convenient special hotel packages in St. Louis can help to put you and your family’s minds at ease and decide whether or not the university will be the right one for you. The Chase Park Plaza is well positioned just 2 miles from top-notch universities and makes the perfect base for campus visits. And if you’re coming to visit students, there’s no doubt they will enjoy a little time away from campus to spend relaxing at the hotel.

We have the perfect campus visitor package at The Chase, too. As a guest at The Chase, you can enjoy 10% off our Best Available Rate.

Book Your Stay with Us Today

If you’re just starting to think about attending college, book your stay with us as the perfect base to regroup and relax after a day looking at campuses. We look forward to welcoming prospective students and family members of students already attending university in St. Louis. Be sure to book your room today and enjoy all the amenities of a home-away-from-home trip combined with exciting hotel campus discounts in St. Louis.